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Complete program of pope's trip to Fatima on May 12-13

March 20, 2017. The Vatican has published Pope Francis' program for his upcoming trip to Fatima.
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Pope Francis will travel to Egypt from 28 to 29 April 2017

March 18, 2017. In response to the invitation from the President of the Republic, the Bishops of the Catholic Church, His Holiness Pope Tawadros II and the Grand Imam of the Mosque of Al Azhar, Sheikh Ahmed Mohamed el-Tayyib, Pope Francis will make an Apostolic trip to the Arab Republic of Egypt from 28 to 29 April 2017, visiting the city of Cairo. The programme of the trip will be published shortly.
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Pope to meet with most powerful European leaders on March 24

March 3, 2017. On March 24 a historic meeting will take place between the pope and many of the most powerful heads of government throughout Europe. The meeting was announced by the Director of the Press Office of the Holy See, Greg Burke and will begin at 6 p.m. in the Sala Regia of the Apostolic Palace in the Vatican.

The Pope welcomed a special group of guests at the Vatican on Saturday. He met with 30 Polish children with cancer. 

"Just like your predecessor, Blessed John Paul II, these children come from a far away country.” 

In fact, some of the children held an image of the late Polish Pope. Others prepared gifts for Pope Francis. Visibly moved, he thanked the young group for its prayers. 

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"Thank you for praying for the Church. Through your suffering, your inexplicable suffering, you do much good for the Church. God understands everything and your prayers help. Thank you very much. It would be a pleasure to greet every one of you individually.” 

And that he did. One by one, the Pope kissed, hugged and blessed the children. One of the young patients, gave the Pope a drawing of St. Francis of Assisi, and another of Our Lady of Lourdes. The meeting was full of memorable and moving moments, even towards the end, when Pope Francis was surprised by a professional photographer. 


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